It’s Day 2 of the Digital Gaming Seminar here in Middlebury, Vermont and we’re having an interesting discussion led by Mia Consalvo of Ohio University about women and video game play. Utopian Entrepeneur is a book she recommends that tells the story of Brenda Laurel and her attempt to start the “girl games” movement (before Mattel’s Barbie Fashion Designer crushed her Purple Moon company). Still: 43% of all game players are women. That’s at least as good as the percentage of Notre Dame students….

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